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Asia, Nepal, Everest Attempt

Everest Attempt. The members of our expedition were French Annie Dubois, Jean François Rouys, Americans Alain Hirsch, Jay Sieger and I as leader. We tried the South Col route. We established Base Camp, Camps I, II, III and IV at 5400, 6000, 6450, 7200 and 7978 meters on April 11, 12, 14, 28 and 29. Wind aborted several summit attempts. On May 16, Annie Dubois, three Sherpas and I got to the South Col. On May 19, Jay Sieger got to 8500 meters with Austrian Kurt Stüwe.

Karl Huyberechts, Club Alpin Belge